Development

Introducing Origami: Sustainable, Modern Rowhomes

Introducing Origami: Sustainable, Modern Rowhomes

Twelve sustainable modern townhomes dot the skyline on N Vancouver Avenue in the beautiful Piedmont neighborhood. The homes have a streamlined design aesthetic and are built with craftsmanship — a balance of artistry and functionality. Design Forward Living Award-winning architect Ben Waechter of Waechter Architecture designed the rowhomes to feel individual but uniform with their matching exteriors and similarly pitched roofs. Read More

Affordable Housing Breaks Ground in Lloyd District

Affordable Housing Breaks Ground in Lloyd District

The City of Portland's largest affordable housing project in 50 years broke ground in the Lloyd District last month. The 12-story building is going up along NE Grand Avenue between NE Hassalo and NE Holladay streets and will have 240 apartment units (a mix of studios, 1-bedrooms and 2-bedrooms) with ground-floor commercial space and retail. Read More

ADU Summit Coming to Portland

ADU Summit Coming to Portland

The 2017 Build Small Live Large ADU Summit is coming to Portland this weekend! The Build Small Live Large Summit is a three day event that includes tiny house and ADU tours, workshops on building your own ADU, and speakers on everything from financing to design, to helping the homeless. Sign up today an learn about what's working in Portland and other cities as well has best practices to regulate, design, build, & finance ADUs and other small homes. Read More

Retired Ferry To Become Floating Hotel in NW Portland

Retired Ferry To Become Floating Hotel in NW Portland

Owners of The Society Hotel in Old Town have applied for permits to begin development on a floating hotel in NW Portland. The ambitious plan includes converting a retired 1960s ferry into a hotel, spa, restaurant, and farmers' market. Jonathan Cohen from The Society Hotel purchased the ferry at auction for $300,000 earlier this year. The 352-foot long Alaskan Ferry, MV Taku, was completed in 1963 and retired in 2015. Read More